The Howell Area Archives collects, organizes, and maintains printed items, articles, memorabilia, photographs, and written materials of historical significance to Livingston County, Michigan. Our stacks contain approximately 1,000 alphabetically filed subject boxes with topics from “Arts and Artists” to “Veteran Service”. We also house original property abstracts, cemetery records, Howell High School Yearbooks from 1905 to current, township records, plat maps, Civil War “brown books”, city directories and telephone books, and so much more.
Additional resource materials including microfilm are available in the Reference department’s Local History Room during regular business hours.
To request specific information from the Howell Area Archives, please fill out and submit the form below. You will receive a response via phone or email as soon as a volunteer is available to handle your request. Before submitting an inquiry you can check the Digital Archive to see if you are able to find any extra information relevant to your inquiry.
Digital Searches or Useful Links
- Howell Area Archives Inquiry
- View Archival Material in Catalog
- Howell Area Archives Digital Archive
- Search Archive-It Collections
- Genealogy & Local History
- Duane Zemper Legacy Project
- Archives Volunteer Form
(following are in house only)
Ground floor of the Howell Carnegie District Library
Currently Electronic Inquiries Only
Wednesdays from 1pm–5pm
Please call or email to verify these hours before planning your visit.